“A realistic and probing portrait. It is disturbing to the point of shocking to read Crapanzano’s authentic, vividly written account of the incredible boredom and futility of Bennett’s reservation life and those of his people.”—Publishers Weekly
“It is a plain, unadorned document, vivid, concrete, accessible. . . . It will stay in the mind longer than more ponderous tomes.”—New York Times
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About the Author
Vincent Crapanzano is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Comparative Literature at City University of New York Graduate Center. He is the author of several books, including Serving the Word: Literalism in America from the Pulpit to the Bench and Tuhami: Portrait of a Moroccan.